Carlos Tavera, Logan Austin, Andrew Gross Turn in Strong Pitching Outings
UTA Sits Game Back in Standings with Three to Play
Mavs Have Won Eight Consecutive Games
UTA Moves into First Place in Sun Belt; Series Resumes on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Mavs Host Texas A&M on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at The Gould
• 2016-17 Sun Belt Conference Commisioner's Academic List
• 2017 First-Team All-Jayhawk Summer Collegiate League (2B)
Had a strong freshman season, hitting .296 (32-for-108) with four doubles, eight RBI and three steals … Made 26 starts, appearing in 37 games … Had 13 walks, was hit by three pitches and struck out 18 times … In conference play, hit .313 (20-for-64) with two doubles, seven RBI and a .397 on-base percentage … Batted .311 in home games … Led UTA in night games, hitting .377 in 17 games … Hit .326 with runners on base, .313 with runners in scoring position and .258 with two outs, driving in three two-out runs … Made his season debut as a pinch runner vs. SEMO on opening day … Had first career hits in a 2-for-4 game with a walk in second career start vs. Louisiana Tech … Went a career-high 4-for-5 with two RBI and a double in a series-opening win at Georgia State … Had three hits in a win over No. 20 Louisiana … Went 2-for-5 vs. No. 3 TCU … Had a six-game hitting streak from May 5 through May 16 at No. 6 TCU … Had a pair of two-walk games.
Two-year letterwinner … 2016 second team All-District … 2016 first team Academic All-State … Second on Marcus' all-time single season triples list (5) … Hit .330/.476/.993 as a senior … Batted .365/.468/.945 junior year … Mu Alpha Theta National Honor Society … Played for Texas Stix.
Business management major … Son of Dennis and Jennifer … Has one sister, Sarah (16) … Born in Simi Valley, Calif. … Dad played basketball at Cal State-Northridge and in the minor leagues
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